Websites of the Month
Your catalog to neuroanatomy www.lib.uchicago.edu/hw/neuroanatomy
A project of University of Chicago's John Crerar Library and HealthWeb, this site acts as a catalog of free online resources for detailed neuroanatomy information.
Click on "central nervous system and the brain" and be guided to sites offering online graphics and information about the major parts of the brain, including hemispheres, cortices, lobes, brainstem and other parts like the thalamus, pons and diencephalon. Or go to "peripheral nervous system" and find Web resources about and graphics of the cranial and spinal nerves and nerve cells. Students of the brain will find the site to be a valuable study resource.
For the Phineas Gage enthusiast www.hbs.deakin.edu.au/psychology/ programs/gagepage/
This page will more than satisfy the curiosity of those wanting details about one of the most famous case studies to further the discipline of psychology. Learn details about the damage done to Phineas Gage's brain, the town he lived in, as well as unanswered questions and puzzles surrounding the case.
Play tricks on your eyes www.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/f_exhibits.html
Part of San Francisco's Explora-torium, a hands-on museum of science, art and human perception, this page offers experiences of popular optical illusions in psychology. Included are after-images, the fading dot, and depth and motion illusions. Visitors also can mix colored light.